February 01, 2012 12:00 AM by Shayla Perry
THE X FACTOR: THE X FACTOR, hosted by Steve Jones and featuring judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, L.A. Reid and Nicole Scherzinger, will award the next superstar solo artist or breakout musical group with a $5 million recording contract with Syco/Sony Music. THE X FACTOR will air on FOX. Pictured L-R: Nicole Sherzinger, Steve Jones, Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and L.A. Reid. CR: Nino Munoz / FOX.